Living in Albert Lea, MN

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Albert Lea SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Albert Lea, MN Crime Report

492
Total Crimes
2,786.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
8.50%
Above National Average

Albert Lea, MN Cost Of Living

86
Albert Lea's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Albert Lea, Minnesota Info Snack

Albert Lea is a city located in Freeborn County, in the southeastern part of the State of Minnesota. It is also the county seat. The population was 18,016 at the 2010 census.
Population
17,687
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
16.1%
Median Home
$97,700
Median Income
$44,513
Median Rent
$670

Albert Lea, MN Photos

Rankings for Albert Lea in Minnesota

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Map Of Albert Lea, MN

Population over time in Albert Lea

Year Population % Change
2017 17,687 -0.2%
2016 17,716 -0.3%
2015 17,775 -0.4%
2014 17,843 -0.5%
2013 17,931 -0.2%
2012 17,972 0.0%
2011 17,969 -0.4%
2010 18,046 -0.2%
2009 18,088 -
Crime/100k Albert Lea MN USA
Violent Crime 147.3 220.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 17.0 52.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 113.3 122.2 246.8
Property Crime 2639.5 1993.8 2199.5
Burglary 821.3 288.4 376.0
Larceny 1676.6 1524.8 1594.6
Car Theft 141.6 180.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Albert Lea

White
80.0% (14,141)
African American
1.9% (344)
American Indian
0.2% (33)
Asian
2.6% (457)
Hawaiian
0.1% (16)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.3% (235)
Hispanic
13.9% (2,461)
Race Albert Lea MN USA
White 80.0% 80.3% 61.1%
African American 1.9% 6.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.0% 0.7%
Asian 2.6% 4.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.9% 5.3% 17.8%

Household Income For Albert Lea, Minnesota

Less than $10,000
7.8% (137,681)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (110,600)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.1% (178,189)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.8% (208,684)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.6% (347,504)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.7% (366,165)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.2% (198,671)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.0% (158,618)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (41,418)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (21,164)
Income Albert Lea MN USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 4.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 3.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.1% 7.8% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.8% 8.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.6% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.7% 18.0% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.2% 14.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.0% 17.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 7.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 7.1% 7.0%

Gender in Albert Lea

Female
52.6% (9,300)
Male
47.4% (8,386)
Gender Albert Lea MN USA
Female 52.6% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Albert Lea for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (884)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,414)
High School / GED
36.0% (6,367)
Some College
22.0% (3,891)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (2,299)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (2,122)
Master's Degree
3.0% (530)
Professional Degree
1.0% (176)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Albert Lea MN USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 23.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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